Saturday, 28 April 2012

Week 152 - Shaker card

Morning everyone, Nicola here with a new challenge for you. But first I want to thank all of you who used Emma's sketch last week and dont forget to scroll down for the winners post, were you our winner or one of the hand picked Top 5?

Right, on to this week, I would love to see your
Shaker cards
and you can be as creative or CAS as you like!

We are sponsored this week by Ruth from:
A Passion for Stamps

4 images of winners choice

offering four images for one lucky winner.

“My name is Ruth and I live in Northern Ireland with my husband and two grown up sons.I started drawing my own images for my cards a couple of years ago and A Passion for Stamps was born! Since then I have got a great Design Team on board making beautiful cards using my images. I draw a wide range of images including florals, animals, birds, cute, male etc and love to use punches to complement them. Please pay us a visit and if there is something you'd really like drawn, feel free to drop me a line."


Addicted to Stamps

Addicted to Stamps

Offering one lucky winner a $15 voucher to spend at their store.

Our Guest Designer from A Passion for Stamps,
Ruth's beautiful shaker card
Using Mannequin image

Here are our gorgeous DT creations for your inspiration, click on the designers names to take you to their individual blogs, your visits are always welcome.

Using Ruth's Alstroemeria image



Please enter using Mr Linky below, you have until 2pm on Friday 4th May.

Thanks for your continued support, the Allsorts DT can't wait to visit your blogs to see what you make this week.
Happy crafting,

Friday, 27 April 2012

winner and top 5 of this weeks sketch challenge

Thank you to evryone who joined in my sketch challenge this week there really are some creative crafty peeps out there....

ok the winner of the vintage seam binding from pretty little ribbons is.....

18 - Mina

Congrats hun if you email me your details ill get your prize organised for you

Ok top 5 now in no particular order

17 - Calypso

4 - Kirsten

35 - Debby

27 - Sandy

32 - Coops

congrats ladies please take the top 5 button from the sidebar and wear on your blogs with pride

Saturday, 21 April 2012

Week 151 - Sketch

Good Morning and welcome to another Challenge here at Allsorts..but first
I think there must be many button boxes and thread drawers that are a little lighter in craft world judging by the entries for Fleur's challenge last week I hope you have popped by our earlier post to see if you are a winner or one of our top 5......

Ok now just a quick notice just to let you know the closing time for Allsorts challenges is changing as of this week from 6pm to 2pm every Friday the winners post from that weeks challenge will now appear on a Friday evening to close that weeks challenge :)

Ok technical issues out of the way and on to this weeks challenge!
 this week it is my (Emma's) challenge and I have this sketch for you feel free to rotate and add embelishments but this is the sketch we will be looking for in valid entries .... 

The Pretty Little Ribbon Shop is an online store providing a good selection of quality ribbon, twine, seam binding, rubber stamps, embellishments and buttons for all of your crafting needs. We aim to provide a fast, reliable and friendly service to our customers. Small orders and International customers are welcomed. New in stock this month is a selection of coloured and very pretty tulle fabric strips. These are great for cardmaking, wedding favours and stationery etc. We also offer a selection of special offers HERE.

The prize this month is a selection of Vintage style Seam Binding.

We have some fantastic Inspiration from the design team this week please feel free to visit and  show some bloggy love and let them know you saw their work at Allsorts :)


Bow and roses made with Pretty Little Ribbons organza 15cm ribbon


Week 150 Winner & Top 5 ~ Buttons & Threads

Good morning peeps,
Firstly a massive thank you for all the fab entrants for last weeks challenge.
There were some gorgeous creations.

The winner of the $15 voucher for "Little darlings" 
as chosen by good ole random org. 

True Random Number Generator 

and that is ..........

Please contact me at to sort your prize

Now onto this weeks top 5, and in no particular order

Well done ladies, grab out badge & wear it with pride.

Pop back later and see what our lovely Emma has got lined up for you.


Saturday, 14 April 2012

Week 150 - Buttons and Threads

Morning ladies, Fleur here!
what a fab response to Brenda's colour bingo last week
I think this is a firm favourite of yours, so many combinations for you to go with,
Don't forget to check to see if you were a lucky winner, or if you were chosen for a top 5 spot.

This week it's my turn to pick a theme and I'd like to see .....


Our sponsor this week is
and they are offering one lucky winner
$15 voucher to spend on their on-line store.


Colour bingo winners

Good Morning to you all, I hope you all had a good Easter.

You certainly enjoyed my bingo theme and thank you all so much for joining in, I did my best to get to all of you and saw some stunning creations on my rounds, so choosing just five was mega difficult.

First of all the two winners as selected by Mr Random Org........................

Winner of the voucher from Digi Doodle:

And winner of the prize from Letraset:

Please both mail me with your full postal addys so I can arrange for your prizes to be sent to you.

And my Top 5 in no particular order are...................

The lattice work is so effective

Beautiful soft colour palette

Super shading with ink dusters

Agapanths, always so elegant

Lovely clean crisp card

Congratulations to you all, please grab out Top 5 logo and wear on your blogs with pride. And don't forget to pop back later to see what Fleur has in store for us.

Tuesday, 10 April 2012

Winner and Top 5 Week 148 - Photo Inspiration

Good morning. Debs here with news of last week's Photo Inspiration challenge winner and Top5.
Sorry I'm late with the announcement but I was away with the family for the Easter weekend and had limited internet access :o)

Thank you to everyone that joined us last week - we all really appreciate your support.

So the lucky winner picked at random is....................................

Mary D

Congrats Mary - please email me on in order to arrange your prize from the wonderful Sally-Ann at DSB

and here are the Top 5 in numerical order 

Congratulations ladies, please grab yourself a top5 blinkie from the sidebar and display on your blog with pride.

Have a wonderful day.

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